Civics Lessons for Students
San Diego

San Diego Photo Tour


San Diego is the second most populated city in California. It is located in the southern part of the state next to the Pacific Ocean. It is north of Mexico and south of Orange County. San Diego is famous for sunny weather, beautiful beaches, golfing, Sea World, Mission Bay, Navy bases, and more. The first European to visit the region was Portuguese explorer Juan Rodrigues Cabrillo. This photo tour of San Diego contains interesting facts, a map, and pictures of local attractions. Like most of California, San Diego is a popular vacation destination. (3 pages)

Map of San Diego

Map of San Diego

  • San Diego is located in the southwestern part of California.

  • Over 1,250,000 people live in San Diego.

  • It is the second most populated city in California.


Point Loma Marina

Point Loma Marina

  • There are many boats at Point Loma Marina.

  • A marina is a harbor for recreational boats.

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